RoryStoryCubes helped me write this piece of flash fiction about a dog, a dragonfly and a dragon in a spare half-hour.
The wheels on the bus …
Writers & Artists Yearbook asked on Facebook “Writing exercise time: write a short paragraph to accompany this image.” I posted this …
Murder. No mystery.
The runes were cast and these are what the gods came back with – a black cat, a lightning bolt, a light bulb, an eye, a question, a footprint, an abacus, a compass and a magic wand – see the picture! I did my best with this meagre material… so here is my offering!
Photo prompt kills!
The little man had sharp blue eyes similar to those of a mynah bird we once had caged in the kitchen at home. Gordon continued, “He’s my most trusted forensic man. He’ll take you through to the morgue…
A stranded train passenger tells a tale to pass the time in the waiting room
The Morning After the Night Before
You know the one where someone shows you a work of art or even just an everyday household object, and it inspires you to write something? I’ll show you mine, you show me yours…
Just like Conan Doyle?
Don’t deny you always wanted to write like Conan Doyle? Me too. So I gave it a go.
Adolphus and Me
What if a fascist group rose to prominence in the United States, sometime round about now? Huh? Well what would YOU do?
Those Were the Days
In 2009 some old friends and I made a nostalgic return to some old pub haunts. I played the papparazi part. We all ended up feeling old. Where did the time go?
This story was inspired by my sometime tutor’s Bichon Frise dog. It’s a dirty job but someone had to write it…